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administration is rejecting calls to plant -- grand, sita nsa leaker edward snowden. in a letter given to a german lawmaker last week, snowden called on the u.s. to drop charges against him, writing "speaking the truth is not a crime." on sunday, dan pfeiffer ruled out clemency and said snowden should return to face criminal charges. in some of the latest snowden's disclosures, the "new york times" reports the nsa intercepted the talking points of view into secretary -- you would secretary-general ban ki- moon ahead of a meeting with president obama in april. we will have more on the story with the reporter scott shane after the headlines. a newly disclosed document shows the british government justified detaining the partner journalist glenn greenwald by accusing him of espionage and terrorism. in august, david maranda was on his way home to brazil when he was held from his nine hours at london's heathrow airport. he faced repeated interrogation, had many personal items seized, .ncluding some -- thumb drives an internal police order authorizing greatest attention from that they says -
, the nsa agency recently tracked over 60 million calls in spain and the space of a month. the disclosure comes as the delegation of german and french lawmakers were in washington today to press senior u.s. intelligenced officials for answers on allegations of widespread spying by the united states and the home countries. the german newspaper der spiegel has revealed the nsa was using the u.s. embassy in berlin to spy on germans including chancellor angela merkel. according to the magazine, merkel's mobile number had been lifted by -- listed by the nsa special collection services 2002. all of these reports have been based on leaks by edward snowden. in a moment we will be joined by journalist glenn greenwald who first broke the snowden story. first, we turn to saturday's protest in washington. it was organized by the stop watching us coalition. jesselyn radack, a former justice department who now works for the government accountability project, read a message from edward snowden. >> we are here to remind our government officials that they are public service -- servants. this is about the
. miss feinstein has been a traditional defender of the nsa. but she says she did not know of the monitoring of miss merkle neither did susan collins, a 17 year veteran of the u.s. senate. >> absolutely no justification for our country should be collecting intelligence information on the leaders of some of our closest allies. >> the reports of nsa spying, by the way, all flow from the studious work by former nsa contractor, edward snowden. >> the national security agency took the unusual step thursday of denying a report that'ves drop on the vatican phone calls and may have tapped in on pope francis before he was elected. what are you making up? is this a church, state issue? >> you got in on the consistent, the ones that depict the new pope, john? >> who knows. saved a lot of money. those guys have not done anything that was not known to the national security council and the white house and the idea of blaming these guys who are doing the job they were signed to do and oh my goodness, for miss feinstein, that there's a touch of hypocrisy here. >> there's a lot of out
classified documents provided by former nsa contractor edward snowden. spanish government officials summoned the u.s. ambassador for an explanation. spanish law prohibits the collecting of such information without permission. >>> german media are reporting that agents also bugged chancellor angela merkel's phone. u.s. officials have not denied the allegation but say no such surveillance is taking place now. they say they're conducting a review of their intelligence gathering methods. >> i noted the other day a readout from a phone call the president had with chancellor merkel made clear that we do not and will not monitor the chancellor's communications. >> carney said last summer president barack obama ordered a comprehensive review of how the u.s. gathers intelligence. he said the investigation should be completed by the end of the year. defense secretary chuck hagel says the allegations do not reflect a lack of respect. >> we have great respect for our partners, our allies, who cooperate with us and we cooperate with them to try to keep the world safe, to keep each other safe, to keep our
of foreign leaders is a top tenet of intelligence aims and the head of the nsa rejected the false media reports in france, spain, italy. the data on tens of miles of telephone calls per month have been gathered. bbc.com >> these are patriots that come to work every day saying how can we defend this country and protect our civil liberties and privacy. nothing that has been released has shown that we are trying to do something illegal or unprofessional. >> one of the first things i learned in intel school in 1963 is that this is the fundamental given in the intelligence business. leadership intentions, no matter what level, can the military leaders as well. alliesyou believe the have conducted any espionage activity against the united states? >> absolutely. >> not only the activities that the u.s. intelligence committee are under scrutiny, russia has denied reports -- has reports that they spied on delegates at the g 20 summit in st. petersburg. there were two newspapers in italy that had the suggestion of the discovery of these devices have come through the president of the european
according to documents in one month. one news agency was quoted as saying that the nsa used japan to help the monitor fiber ache cables. request.ected the u.s. the buildup of revelations about theeillance has prompted civil liberties committee to go to washington to seek answers. >> yesterday they protested outside. today a delegation from the european parliament civil liberties committee is meeting in washington to discuss america's alleged surveillance. revelations continue to emerge. in germany one newspaper is the nationaling security agency informant claims that barack obama new that they were monitoring angela merkel in 2010. a contradiction to reports that he told her that he had no idea about the bugging. in spain in newspaper has reported that they have collected data from 60 million phone calls from one month and 2012. the information comes from documents recovered from edward snowden. on it goes. japanese media reported that the nsa asked the japanese government to help monitor communication tables linking the asia-pacific region, however tokyo refused. german politicians are d
the better part of six months to sign up. it will be all right. >> it may be more than that. the nsa has a 1.4 billion utah data storage facility that keeps burning up due to electrical surges. ten meltdowns in the first 13 months. >> there are big website problems with obama care. i think what is refreshing right now is crickets of this obama care are starting to look at how do we fix it? how to fund this thing, we can't accept it as the new law. and we should remember that as this program was rolled out in massachusetts in 2006, it took roughly three years before major problems with the system began to get fixed. so, i think insurance companies involved with this and analysts i talked with will tell you the insurance companies want to wait until they are not going to rush to judgment in the first three weeks based on whether or not there were web glitches. >> 36 states are affected by this. what do you think? >> call it what you will. whatever you think about the whole concept and idea of obama care, the execution has been disastrous. this undermined a lot of confidence in the program,
.s. ambassador was also askedon to answer questions over nsa spying worldwide. on both guantanamo and the nsa, he said he couldn't provide an immediate answer because the government shutdown left his team without enough time to prepare. a brazilian judge has ordered hold to construction of the major hydroelectric am in the amazon rain forest, citing the violation of environmental commitments. the $11 billion project was initially approved over the objections of indigenous communities who have brought numerous challenges -- warned of ecological damage and mass displacement. a federal judge has ruled the key portion of the recent texas antiabortion law is unconstitutional. on monday, district judge lee yeakel struck down provisions that required owners admitting privileges for abortion doctors at nearby hospitals. the restrictions would have forced dozens of abortion clinics to close their doors. texas governor perry has vowed to appeal. the rest of the law goes into including a, ban on abortion at 20 weeks post fertilization. the bill inspired people's filibuster and a stanford texas state senator
where cardinals stayed before the conclave that elected pope francis. the nsa denied that. the vatican spokesman said, "in any case, we don't have any concerns." >>> meanwhile, this week pope francis met with myanmar opposition leader and nobel peace prize winner aung san suu kyi, who spent almost two decades under house arrest. the two reaffirmed their mutual support for values such as non-violence, democracy, and human dignity. we want to assess now the catholic church under pope francis with kim lawton, managing editor of this program, and kevin extrum, editor in chief of "religion news service." welcome to you both. kevin, we learned this week that there are going to be some new cardinals announced soon. >> yes. the pope is going to name a new class of cardinals in february and it's not clear yet how many he's going to name but probably i would guess about two dozen. the most important thing obviously is that these are the men who will eventually elect his successor. but it will be interesting to see who gets a red hat and perhaps who doesn't. do these men share the pope's semi-pro
to .ate on nsa spying during a video appearance at a london conference, john kerry conceded some actions have "reached too far." >> the president and i and others in government have actually learned of some things that have been happening in many ways on automatic pilot because the technology is there, over a course of a long period of time. >> edward snowden is reportedly starting a new job in russia today. his lawyer told a russian news agency or snowden has been hired by major russian website. than 47 million people who receive food stamps in the u.s. will see a decrease in their aid beginning today as a temporary boost from the 2009 stimulus expires. bybed the hunger clip critics, the drop will reduce monthly food stamps for a family of four $36 each month. according to the center for budget and policy priorities, food stamps will now average less than $1.40 per person per meal next year. the decrease comes two days after lawmakers opened talks on a farm bill that will likely cut food stamps even more. one in seven people in the united states rely on food stamps. newly revealed docum
's command there. it is strange, iraq must be the only country in the world that today would like more nsa surveillance on its territory, but they literally want to know where these people are and how to target them. i think the u.s. is -- they know maliki, maliki has been a disappointment to u.s. special, as ajami suggests we went way too forward with him, he was a petty tyrant, some years ago but now as the worm turns, here is maliki in washington looking for help and in this case, there are reasons why the u.s. ought to give him some help because it is in our interest. >> rose: a group of snawrs wrote to the president accused him of failure of governance that contributed to the surge in violence. what role did that have? what impact will that have? >> you are asking me, charlie, republicans in the senate led by senator mccain and senator gram are just on a warpath in general about the obama administration foreign policy in the middle east arguing it is failing .. in many dimensions. i think there are so many elements that they oppose, the one i would focus on for your viewers is, i thi
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